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Say Good-bye to Flat Batteries

20. August 2012

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Say Good-bye to Flat Batteries

A recent system has been developed to check the charge, age and reliability of the battery. Imagine yourself, driving your car and suddenly the car’s battery goes flat. This would be terrible news, before the battery went flat you were a happy driver, after that you become a furious pedestrian. Probably, your plans will be [...]

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Making PV from Any Semiconductor

19. August 2012

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Making PV from Any Semiconductor

A new technology has been developed by researchers from the United States Department of Energy, the Berkeley Lab and the University of California (Berkeley). This technology will be capable of solving one of the most complicated problems concerning solar energy; that problem is high-cost production. This recent and innovative technology will enable the production of [...]

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Five Breakthroughs In Solar Technology

22. July 2012

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Five Breakthroughs In Solar Technology

Constant progress in innovations of solar technology has surprised both solar experts and newcomers alike. Improvement is not only confined to the more traditional solar technology but also involves new handheld devices and applications. These innovations guarantee that solar will eventually replace fossil fuels as the clean-energy source of choice. The Solar Kindle At this [...]

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World’s First Plug-and-Play Solar Panels Launched

1. April 2012

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World’s First Plug-and-Play Solar Panels Launched

Westinghouse has launched the world’s first fully integrated plug-and-play solar panels. The company’s innovative trademarked instant connection system eliminates panel-to-panel wiring and racking. The company claims their system reduces installation costs by 50%. Last week, the designer and manufacturer of solar power systems, Westinghouse Solar, announced the release of a new line of solar panels [...]

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Innovative Batteries With Potential of Low Cost, & More efficient Solar Energy

27. March 2012

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Innovative Batteries With Potential of Low Cost, & More efficient Solar Energy

A new type of battery with the potential of increasing the efficiency and cutting the costs of solar power was unveiled thanks to collaboration between the University of Southampton and lithium battery; technology company REAP systems. The latter is the sponsor of the research project which is Led by Yue Wu, a MSc Sustainable Energy [...]

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Cook Food With A Solar Stovetop

14. February 2011

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Cook Food With A Solar Stovetop

The new off the grid global cooking style – Hot Liner Solar Cooker Stove – by Yonggu Do & Eunha SEO from Yanko Design can replace the old fashioned solar ovens, successfully. In 2010, at Seoul International Design Competition, co-hosted by Designboom, Hot Liner got the Golden Haechi Award because of its original concept, which [...]

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Plug-in electric hybrid Cars – Cost Efficient and Environmentally Friendly

6. February 2011

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Plug-in electric hybrid Cars – Cost Efficient and Environmentally Friendly

New modern plug-in electric hybrid vehicles are similar to conventional cars such as Toyota Prius and Lexus. The only difference is the size of the batteries used in these modern cars. In addition, these batteries are more expensive. They have an advanced system which even allows re-charging to be done at a parking. This would [...]

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Electric Vehicles – Some Formulas For Charging Batteries

3. February 2011

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Electric Vehicles – Some Formulas For Charging Batteries

There is really progress going on in the field of electric engines. Electric engines are already four times better than internal combustion engines. The technology to bring pure plug-in electric vehicles to the road does already exist. The only restrain is the presence of efficient battery solutions; batteries allowing recharging to be done at an [...]

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The dream to go Green: Aran Islanders try out Electric Cars

20. January 2011

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The dream to go Green: Aran Islanders try out Electric Cars

The Aran Islands have been selected for trying out the electric car. It is located off the west coast of Ireland and is thought to be ideal for such tests. Aran Islands were thought to be the perfect site for such testing as there is much wind. Also the relentless waves drum up the energy. [...]

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Apple Might Soon Power Appliances with Solar Energy

16. January 2011

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Apple Might Soon Power Appliances with Solar Energy

Recently, Apple earned their patent for the technology enabling electronic gadget to be powered with the use of solar energy. Apply is going for solar portable devices. In 2009, Apple described how a particular system could charge portable devices with the use of solar panels. They do current hold a patent for the system which [...]

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